Updated: Oct 13, 2020
Roasted Chicken is great for any occasion. I made this for my family Easter dinner and it was a big hit. A herb roasted chicken is the perfect meal for a crowd. It’s affordable, tasty, and easy to make. Fill the house with the scent of a home-cooked meal this Easter Sunday.
This recipe pairs well with many white wines, especially a rich and buttery Chardonnay. Serve with side dishes such as steamed green beans, mashed potatoes, and fresh baked rolls.
Here’s a recipe for a delicious herb roasted chicken – the perfect dish for your holiday celebration!
1 whole chicken, rinsed and patted dry
¼ cup of soften butter
¾ cup olive oil
3 springs of Thyme
2 springs of Rosemary
2 garlic cloves
½ onions chopped into quarters
Salt and Pepper to taste
Preheat oven 400 degrees
Stuff bird with garlic cloves ,1 lemon cut in half, onion, 2 thyme sprigs, 1 rosemary sprigs, good amount of salt and pepper.
The left over thyme and rosemary strip the leaves off and finely chop it up finely. In a bowl, combine softened butter, rosemary, thyme, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Spread the butter oil mixture all over the chicken.
Place Chicken into the oven and roast it for 1 hour 15 minutes or until done, Skin should be golden brown. Let chicken stand for about 10 minutes before carving.